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Mbone Tunnels of the Major Backbone Networks

Tamara MunznerStanford University
Eric Hoffman Ipsilon Networks
kc claffy CAIDA at SDSC
Bill Fenner Xerox PARC

URL: http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/papers/mbone/
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Mbone Tunnels of the Major Backbone Networks Tamara MunznerStanford University Eric Hoffman Ipsilon Networks kc claffy CAIDA at SDSC Bill Fenner Xerox PARC URL: http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/papers/mbone/ Visualization Thumbnail Credits / Contact Info Authors: Visualization Tools by Tamara Munzner and Eric Hoffman Mbone Router Tools and Data by Bill Fenner Data Analysis by Tamara Munzner and kc claffy Contact Info: For further information, send email to:

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Mbone Tunnels of the Major Backbone Networks Tamara MunznerStanford University Eric Hoffman Ipsilon Networks kc claffy CAIDA at SDSC Bill Fenner Xerox PARC URL: http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/papers/mbone/ Visualization Thumbnail About the Data Data Sources: (Source1): Mbone router data (collected from IGMP messages by mrinfo tool by Bill Fenner) for June 1996. Consists of some of MCI and all of Dartnet. (Source2): Cambridge map file from June 1996.

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Mbone Tunnels of the Major Backbone Networks Tamara MunznerStanford University Eric Hoffman Ipsilon Networks kc claffy CAIDA at SDSC Bill Fenner Xerox PARC URL: http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/papers/mbone/ Visualization Thumbnail Evaluation Alternate Visualization Technique (Click image for full-size version.) Strengths: (Strength1): Data format supports animations as well as interaction via a VRML browser. Clicking on a tunnel in the VRML 3D scene triggers the display of hypertext information about its endpoints.

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Mbone Tunnels of the Major Backbone Networks Tamara MunznerStanford University Eric Hoffman Ipsilon Networks kc claffy CAIDA at SDSC Bill Fenner Xerox PARC URL: http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/papers/mbone/ Visualization Thumbnail About the Visualization Visualization Techniques: (Technique1): Convert machine-readable mrinfo data into NDP format. (Technique2): Add latitude and longitude to hostnames in the NDP file using hostresolve.perl (based on hostnames) and trim_bidirect (based on IP address) tools.

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